Uretero-Inguinal Herniation: A Rare Complication of Ureteral Duplication

Abigail Hayward, Rafid Al-sam, Grenville Oades, Michael Fraser, Prabhakar Rajan

Abstract


We report an unusual case of an 83-year old male with incidental left uretero-inguinal herniation of one of two partially-duplicated ureters. Partial or complete ureteral duplication is the most common developmental urinary tract anomaly. Although ureters may be involved in inguino-scrotal herniae, however involvement of duplicated ureter(s) is extremely rare.




doi:10.4021/wjnu26w


Keywords


Ureteral duplication; Duplex ureter; Retro-peritoneal hernia; Para-peritoneal hernia

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